penal custody

Definition of "penal custody"
  1. The act of confining a person in a prison or other correctional facility as a punitive measure
How to use "penal custody" in a sentence
  1. After the trial, the offender was sent into penal custody for three years.
  2. The judge ordered penal custody for the convicted individual as part of the sentence.
  3. A sentence of penal custody was handed down by the court for the crime committed.

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